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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Arthur Kornberg

Title:

Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry

Affiliation:

Stanford University School of Medicine

Palo Alto, California USA

Gender:

Male

Year Deceased:

2007

Award Discipline:

Biological Sciences

Award Year:

1979

Citation:

"For accomplishments providing the conceptual and experimental framework for much of our current understanding of the manner in which DNA, the genetic substance, is replicated."

Presented by President Carter at a White House Ceremony on January 14, 1980.

Nobel Laureate:

Physiology or Medicine, 1959

 

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